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Lead Mining Engineer

Title: Lead Mining Engineer
Location: Cote Blanche, LA
Education: Bachelor
Salary: $70-$99k
Relocation: Yes
Travel: N/A
Manages Others: Yes


This position will oversee the development of mine planning and strategies by designing and planning cases that optimize product quality, value and risk, mine fleet requirements, and estimates for capital and operating costs suitable for inclusion into mining studies and life of mine plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)
Develops and enforces effective environmental, health, and safety processes in compliance with the law, company policy and objectives.
Develop and communicate mine plans and strategies to support evaluation and management decision making.
Communicate and manage significant risk in the development and implementation of the mine plan including geotechnical risk.
Apply evaluation techniques including risk assessment and value optimization.
Demonstrate ownership and act as custodian of key mining systems and processes including ventilation design and production scheduling.
Formulates and/or reviews departments short term/long term plans
Manage work of Mine Engineer I, Production Maintenance Coordinator and Lab Technician.
Ensures departmental compliance with all company standards, practices, and procedures.
Encourages and supports positive company interdepartmental relationships.
Develop and meet departmental performance expectations targeting the continuous improvement of the work identification, planning, scheduling, work execution.
Continuously strive toward OE improvement for areas of responsibility


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and should be considered the minimum standard.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Mine Engineering or other relevant discipline
Minimum of 5 years of experience
Knowledge of MSHA Regulations
Continuous Improvement methods
Proficient is Microsoft Applications
Proficient in Auto Cad
Proficient in JD Edwards
Proficient in Sieve Analysis, Titration, and Absorption Testing
Analytical, Problem Solving, Project Management
Business Acumen, Strategic Thinking
Coaching and Mentoring
Ability to effectively collect, analyze and present data.
Ability to speak effectively to others
Ability to help team members build competencies through interactions, feedback, and training.
Ability to speak openly with team members to promote awareness and drive performance..
Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information.
Decision Making:
Designs workflow and procedures.
Develops alternate solutions
Ensures most effective and efficient use of available resources.

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